Linux

Wireless Access Point

Hardkernel offers a few USB based WiFi modules to enable WiFi connectivity for their Single Board Computers (SBCs). Some of them can also be used to deploy these SBCs as Access Points.  ▶

ODROID-C2

MongoDB: On a C2 with Ubuntu 18.04

UPDATE: MongoDB 4.0.6 on ODROID C2 with Ubuntu 18.04 I use a MongoDB database to analyze data extracted from logs on Linux production servers that handle hundreds of thousands of users per day. I also have databases that I use for research topics. I have pulled data from The British  ▶

Android app development
Android

Android Development: So, You Want to Be an App Developer?

So, you want to be an app developer? Let’s see what I can do to help you with that! A casual survey of the back issues of ODROID Magazine has shown that there are plenty of in-depth, detailed articles about Android on ODROID. What the community has been missing is a series of “So, you want to get started with this” articles.  ▶

ODROID-C1+

Home Assistant: A DIY Smart Light Project

Ever since I started working with Home Assistant and automating various things around the house I wanted to have a way to control the lights. I looked at smart light bulbs, like Philips Hue, but they are expensive. Also, most solutions use proprietary protocols or cloud services which may leak personal data, or might stop working in the future leaving you with expensive paperweights. The solution: Sonoff wifi switches built by Itead in conjunction with ODROIDs  ▶

ODROID-XU4

ODROID-XU4 Cluster

In the past few years, the topics of big data and data science have grown into mainstream prominence across countless industries. No longer are high tech companies in Silicon Valley the sole purveyors of topics like Hadoop, logistic regression, and machine learning. Being familiar with big data technologies is becoming  ▶

Linux

Linux Gaming: Box86- A New x86 Emulator for ODROIDs

This month, I’m throwing in something different for a change. Some of you may have already read about it in the forums at https://forum.odroid.com/viewtopic.php?f=91&t=34070, and I want to talk about it: Box86, which is a new kind of x86 emulator for ARM running on ODROIDs. What is Box86? Box86 is  ▶